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Freakonomics

A Podcast User’s Guide for People Who Don’t Use iTunes or iPhones

We routinely hear from people who've heard about our Freakonomics Radio podcast, but feel somewhat shut out from the podcasting world because they don't use an iPhone or iTunes. So here are some al...

Does Religion Make You Happy? A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

This week’s episode is called “Does Religion Make You Happy?” (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes, get the RSS feed, or listen via the media player above. You can also read the transc...

Does Religion Make You Happy? Full Transcript

[AMBI: Birds chirping] JOEL: Jesus can’t keep the heat out in there! WAYNE: Woo man, nice and warm! JOEL: I’m dumping sweat… WAYNE: I’ll tell you what! Stephen J. DUBNER: That’s Joel Roge...

Why You Should Bribe Your Kids: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

This week’s episode is called “Why You Should Bribe Your Kids.” (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes, get the RSS feed, or listen via the media player above. You can also read the ...

Why You Should Bribe Your Kids: Full Transcript

[MUSIC: Pearl Django, “La Rive Gauche” (from Under Paris Skies)] Stephen J. DUBNER: Hello, John List? John LIST: Stephen Dubner, how are you doing, man? DUBNER: I’m great! How are you doing? ...

Here’s One Way to Fight the Obesity Epidemic: Free Stomach Surgery

From the (U.K.) Times: Up to a million obese people will be offered weight-loss surgery on the NHS, under controversial new guidelines. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice)...

What Do King Solomon and David Lee Roth Have in Common? A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

This week’s episode is called “What Do King Solomon and David Lee Roth Have in Common?” (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes, get the RSS feed, or listen via the media player above...

What Do King Solomon and David Lee Roth Have in Common? Full Transcript

[MUSIC: Margie Butler, “Morag’s Cradle Song/Walter Kilpie” (from Festival De Musiques Irlandaises Vol. 1 (Musiques Celtiques))] Stephen J. DUBNER: Hello. I’d like you to imagine for a momen...

A Better Way to Eat: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

This week’s episode is called “A Better Way to Eat." (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes, get the RSS feed, or listen via the media player above. You can also read the transcript, whic...

A Better Way to Eat: Full Transcript

[MUSIC: Vagabond Opera, “Chimeres Be Met” (from The Zeitgeist Beckons)] Stephen J. DUBNER: Kobi, can you just like count to 10 in your microphone? Takeru KOBAYASHI: 1,2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10...